Buick Rainier Model Overview
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Buick Rainier Questions
What Could Be Causing Me To Only Get 12-13 Mpg
I am only getting 12-13 mpg on my 2006 rainer is that normal any suggestions on how to correct or what could be wrong
2006 Buick Rainier Odometer Not Working
I have a 2006 Buick Rainier and for some reason the odometer is no longer working. Everything else seems to be working ok. When car is started it displays everything but no mileage, area remains dark....
Squealing Noise From The Serpentine Belt?
The belt or maybe it's one of the pullies that's making a loud, continuous squealing noise. How do I go about find the source of the squealing?
I put in new license plate lights but they will not come on what fuse is it
New Shifting Problems After Changing Out All Transmission Solenoids Harness...
Transmission is an 4L60E and put in an 8 pc kit. Fixed orginal problem of shifting at 45 55 and overdrive slipping back down thinking it was bad a/b solenoids. Now those problems are gone, but shift...
About the Buick Rainier
GM made a little bit of history with its introduction of the mid-size SUV Buick Rainier. Built on the same truck platform as the Envoy and Trailblazer, the Rainier is Buick's first official truck since the 1920s. And though it comes standard with a 4.2 V6, it also offers a 5.3 V8, raising its towing capacity to a very satisfying 6700 tons.
The Rainier is only a 5-passenger SUV, however. Unlike the Envoy and Trailblazer, it does not come in an extended 3-row length. This makes it unique, in that it offers the V8 power in a regular wheelbase model, whereas its competitors only offer it in the extended forms. A 60/40 split-fold rear seat does allow for more storage space and versatility.
Though it's named after a pretty tall and rugged mountain, and it comes with both all-wheel and rear-wheel drive configurations, the Rainier is not so much an off-roading adventure SUV. It tries to offer all the utility and power, but in a nicer, more comfortable package than its competitors. You'll find leather seats, OnStar, dual climate control, and wood and chrome trimmings to all be standard. A navigation system and DVD player are options. The Buick Rainier is also the first Buick to use the new Quiet Tuning system, which uses thicker padding, seals, and insulation to block out road noise.
The Rainier never really found its niche in the SUV market, despite being the first truck-based Buick in almost a century. It lasted for only four years, and will be replaced in 2008 by a new crossover vehicle, the Buick Enclave.